US mercenaries

/ 16 May 2003

One final thought, while I’m procrastinating from all of the paper and project grading/commenting I need to get done. The recent bombing in Saudi Arabia brings to public notice yet another group of US companies who are hired by the US government to accomplish what — in previous decades — were clearly military objectives. Yes, we now have our own mercenaries! William Hartung has a powerful piece in the LATimes on precisely this topic.